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  • Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts opts for season-ending hip surgery

    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts opts for season-ending hip surgery
    Brian Roberts knew going into his minor league rehab assignment with short-season Class-A Aberdeen that it might be the last few innings of baseball he would play this season. A second opinion on the torn labrum in his right hip gave the second baseman...
  • Wei-Yin Chen strikes out 12 as Orioles beat A's, 6-1, to avoid sweep

    Wei-Yin Chen strikes out 12 as Orioles beat A's, 6-1, to avoid sweep
    Wei-Yin Chen didn’t come to the Orioles with the reputation of being a strikeout pitcher, but after Sunday afternoon’s record-breaking performance, perhaps that may begin to change. The 27-year-old lefty from Taiwan has often deflected...
  • Orioles notebook: Tommy John surgery possible for Tsuyoshi Wada

    Orioles notebook: Tommy John surgery possible for Tsuyoshi Wada
    Injured Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada is still holding out hope for better news, but one of the team's biggest offseason investments might need Tommy John surgery to repair his left elbow, he said before Thursday's game. Wada has already seen Orioles...
  • Umpire's tackle a hit in Orioles' 5-2 loss to A's

    Umpire's tackle a hit in Orioles' 5-2 loss to A's
    For the first time in nearly seven years, the Orioles had a chance to go six games over .500 on Friday night. Instead, they received a middling performance from their de facto ace while their offense provided less pop than the plate umpire. With right-...
  • Man tackled by umpire at O's game charged, identified

    Man tackled by umpire at O's game charged, identified
    Baltimore Police have identified the man arrested after running onto the field in Friday night's Orioles game as Christopher Fatkin, a 20-year-old Parkville resident. Fatkin, of the 9900 block of Hilltop Drive, has been charged with trespassing and...
  • Orioles run circles around A's in 10-1 win

    Orioles run circles around A's in 10-1 win
    The constant rain falling on Camden Yards presented an inviting opportunity for the Orioles against the Athletics on Saturday night. If the Baltimore bats could find holes in the soggy outfield, the Orioles could take their chances on the base paths,...
  • Pre-game: Orioles vs. Athletics

    Pre-game: Orioles vs. Athletics
    The Orioles are going for the series win this afternoon against the Athletics here at Camden Yards. A Baltimore win would complete a 5-1 homestand and put the Orioles six games above .500 for the first time since 2005. Mark Reynolds, who has struggled at...
  • Betemit caps Orioles' ninth-inning rally with walk-off homer

    Betemit caps Orioles' ninth-inning rally with walk-off homer
    As Wilson Betemit rounded third, he flung his batting helmet in the air and charged headfirst into the mob awaiting him at home plate. A remarkable comeback struck quickly -- the stadium siren blaring and the seating bowl fervent -- with the Orioles,...
  • Orioles notes: Lew Ford makes a loud first impression in first major league game since 2007

    Orioles notes: Lew Ford makes a loud first impression in first major league game since 2007
    Lew Ford arrived in Baltimore on Saturday night, got to the ballpark Sunday morning and learned shortly thereafter that he would be playing in a major league baseball game for the first time since 2007. It then took a little more than an inning for the...
  • Blanton to Orioles not done; money could be an issue

    Blanton to Orioles not done; money could be an issue
    The Orioles are deep into negotiations with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring right-hander Joe Blanton, but the amount of money the Orioles would have to pick up could be a sticking point in reaching an agreement before Tuesday's 4 p.m. non-waiver...
  • Kevin Cowherd: Let's not spoil Orioles' fun by looking ahead to tough stretch

    Kevin Cowherd: Let's not spoil Orioles' fun by looking ahead to tough stretch
    Just another day at Camden Yards, right? Another ho-hum, garden-variety 5-2 win Sunday, this time over the Oakland Athletics? OK, maybe not. Say what you will about this team and where it'll end up at season's end. But right now, you can't deny this: The...
  • Orioles reliever Pedro Strop's aggressiveness in strike zone building confidence

    As the Orioles went 5-1 on this week’s six-game homestand, it’s been an eventful week for right-handed reliever Pedro Strop. Earlier this week, with closer Jim Johnson hospitalized with food poisoning, Strop had the opportunity to step into...